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Volume 2 of Family Medical Care (five volumes) continues the parenting section of the series by examining the possible medical problems of a growing child. Here are the everyday complaints as they may occur in each body system, with the suggested treatment of these conditions. Conditions include:
Infectious diseases: Immunisation, measles, chicken pox and mumps, hepatitis A, B and C, glandular fever, cold sores, meningitis and encephalitis, rabies, tetanus, whooping cough, diphtheria.
Stomach upsets: vomitting and diarrhoea, constipation, colic. Breathing problems: colds, bronchitis, asthma, hay fever.
Nerves and Muscles: convulsion and epilegsy, St. Vitus dance, dyslexia and autism, down syndrome, spina bifida.
Ear, Nose and Throat: earache, deafness, sinusitis, tonsilitis. Eyes: conjuctivitis, vision defects, crooked eyes, black eye.
Skin: cimpetigo, ringworm, warts, eczema, nappy rash, heat rash, insect stings, cadle cap, birthmarks and freckles, sunburn.
Emotions: aggressive behaviour, bed-wetting, dirt eating, head banging, hyperactivity, learning difficulties, nail-biting, school fears, sleep problems, speech defects, tantrums, thumb-sucking.
Emergencies: household accidents, cuts and bleeding, bruises and sprains, water accidents, choking, burns, poisoning, elecrical shock, animal bites, snakebites and spiderbites, broken bones.